Protein Trafficking in the Secretory Pathway

38th Steenbock Symposium - Jun 22, 2017 to Jun 25, 2017
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

Abstract Guidelines

Deadline for submission: April 30, 2017

1. All abstracts must be submitted electronically in PDF format.

2. Please submit your PDF abstract as an email attachment and send it to

3. Please indicate whether your abstract is for a “poster” or “talk” for the 38th Steenbock Symposium in the subject line of the email.

4. Please include your name and telephone number in the body of the email.

5. If the PDF file is incorrectly formatted, you will be contacted for resubmission. See instructions below.

6. The abstracts will be distributed to registrants. When ready, a PDF file of the final abstracts will also be available on the Symposium website.

7. No revisions will be accepted after June 1, 2017.

8. Receipt will be acknowledgment by a return email.

Abstract Creation Instructions:

1. Use any word processing program.

2. Use any computer platform that supports PDF creation.

3. The abstract should be limited to a maximum of one page, including text and images or illustrations.

4. Use only 12 pt Times or 12 pt Times New Roman Font throughout the abstract. Do not make the title bigger and the references smaller.

5. Set up margins of 1.5 inch (3.5 cm) throughout (top, bottom and sides).

6. Single space the abstract text, with a double space between the title, authors, and text.

7. Title of abstract must be bold and in upper and lower case, i.e. This is the Abstract Title.

8. Authors’ names in upper and lower case, i.e. John Doe*, Jane Anyone and Jack Somebody.

9. Place an asterisk (*) after the presenting author’s last name.

10. Following authors’ names, please list departmental and institutional affiliation, city, state, zip code, and country.

11. Reference citations can be in any accepted format.

12. Save your abstract as a PDF file, name the file "the presenting author's last name.pdf", and make sure you use the correct settings.

13. Correct settings can be found on the Adobe web site.